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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Santa Anita Derby (G1)

The third of the Derby preps today is at Santa Anita, the Santa Anita Derby, which goes as Race 8. As the horses crossed the wire in the San Felipe four weeks ago, it looked like Mastery would be about … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – San Felipe Stakes (G2)

The Derby trail makes a big return to California this week with the San Felipe Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita. As we noted yesterday, we thought the best prep race run so far was the Sham in January, but … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review – Holy Bull, Withers, Lewis

Saturday was a big day on the Derby Trail, with three different points races, the Holy Bull at Gulfstream, the Withers at Aqueduct, and the Lewis at Santa Anita. We saw some very good performances, some pretty good performances, and … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Previews – Withers & Lewis

As noted in our last post, Saturday is a big day with three Kentucky Derby prep races. In that race, we previewed the Holy Bull at Gulfstream. In this one, we’ll look at the other two – the Withers at … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review: Sham Stakes

While the other Derby prep race on Saturday, the Mucho Macho Man at Gulfstream, likely didn’t produce any major players on the Derby trail, the Sham Stakes at Santa Anita produced a spectacular early-season prep from for two very promising … Continue reading

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